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Tried a lathe for the first time and produced three pens. Now I’m hooked. Time to go shopping.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs





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alfa189

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#1 posted 01-07-2012 05:01 AM

Wow!! Those are VERY nice for a first set of pens. They are nice, period. I’m an avid penturner and know how you feel right now. If your not already, check out the Internation Association of Penturners website www.penturners.org and become a member. They have A METRIC TON of great information from some very talented pen turners. Welcome to the craft! And VERY nice job. If you’re interested, I’ll show you how to encase wood pens in acrylic (CA glue). Once you try it, it’s hard to do anything else :-)

Tyler

-- "It's not a mistake. It's a design feature."

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#2 posted 01-07-2012 05:36 AM

That is impressive for your first try. Now on to some acrylic and even aluminum pens. Keep it up, it is addictive.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#3 posted 01-07-2012 05:40 AM

They all look super cool Beth very well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 01-07-2012 07:32 AM

Great job, pen turning can be addicting.

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#5 posted 01-07-2012 09:36 AM

Now you’ve gone and done it. You’ve bought a lathe. Welcome to the addiction. Nice pens too.

-- Darell, Norman, Ok.

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#6 posted 01-08-2012 03:49 PM

Beth ,those are wonderful pen’s !
I can see some nice projects coming of that new lathe and will be looking forward to them.

Kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

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